GIANTX announces its 2024 VCT Game Changers roster ahead of the global VCT VALORANT Women's Championships


Yağmur ‘Smurfette’ Gündüz, Neslişah ‘Ness’ Demir, Tina ‘Joliinaa’ Agéli, Eylül ‘Miyori’ Sudem Sarıoğlu and Sara ‘Sarah’ Ahmed Sarah form the starting five, with Lidia ‘Didii’ del Moral de la Torre as substitute and Antonio ‘Aska’ Lozano as coach.

Málaga, London, Thursday, February 15, 2024. Global esports organisation GIANTX is pleased to announce its 2024 VCT Game Changers team ahead of the global VALORANT Women's Championship. The squad will consist of six of the world's best professional players, Lidia ‘Didii’ del Moral de la Torre, Yağmur ‘Smurfette’ Gündüz, Neslişah ‘Ness’ Demir, Tina ‘Joliinaa’ Agéli, Eylül ‘Miyori’ Sudem Sarıoğlu, and Sara ‘Sarah’ Ahmed. The team will be led by globally recognised coach Antonio ‘Aska’ Lozano and will debut this Friday against Turkish powerhouse BBL Queens at 5:00 PM CET.

Launched in 2021 to create new opportunities and enhance exposure for women and marginalised genders, VCT Game Changers now boasts some of the world's best professional VALORANT teams and players globally. This year’s tournament will feature GIANTX battling it out against some of the world’s elite teams, including G2 Gozen, BBL Queens, Neon Blade, NASR Ignite, VALIANT GC, Team Falcons Vega, MAD Lions KOI, Karmine Corp and FOKUS Sakura. 

Meet the team:

  • Yağmur ‘Smurfette’ Gündüz (Turkey) is a duelist. Joining from FUT, having previously competed in the World Championships.
  • Neslişah ‘Ness’ Demir (Turkey) acts as a sentinel. She shares achievements with Smurfette, both competing at Guild and FUT, and now together again at GIANTX.
  • Tina ‘Joliinaa’ Agéli (Sweden) is a smoker and comes from Acend, achieving notable success in the region.
  • Eylül ‘Miyori’ Sudem Sarıoğlu (Turkey) is a flex player and joins from powerhouse NaVi.
  • Sarah ‘Sarah’ Ahmed (UK), also a flex player, comes from G2 Gozen following a successful run in the World Cup previously.
  • Antonio ‘Aska’ Lozano (Spain) has a long history as a coach of globally recognised teams including KOI and UCAM.
  • Lidia ‘Didii’ del Moral will join as the substitute. Joining from Rebels Velvet, Didii has excelled in recent VCT Game Changers

For the upcoming season, the GIANTX 2024 VCT Game Changers team will be supported by British telecommunications and internet operator EE.

In addition to competing at 2024 VCT Game Changers, GIANTX also competes in the Valorant Champions Tour (VCT), the League of Legends EMEA Championship (LEC).n and in the League of Legends Superliga, the professional gaming league in Spain.

“GIANTX has been a pioneer in the esports landscape for creating competitive women's teams, and this VALORANT roster continues the legacy that started with League of Legends and Counter-Strike 2. These are players of the highest level, with remarkable potential. Our goal goes beyond doing well or the best possible: we want to continuously grow and improve in order to be perceived as an equal opponent to the most renowned teams”, highlights David Alonso, esports director - GIANTX.


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